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They tell us when and how many times you've visited the site, how long you've spent on there and what you've got up to. We then use that data to personalise your shopping experience, making sure that everything we show you is relevant to your interests.

For example, if you visit maplin.co.uk and look at a smart home thermostat we could use cookies to show you ads about smart home thermostats on promotion. Third-party cookies work by sharing your browser identification with the third party (like Twitter or Facebook), so they can show you the same ads on their sites.

By clicking on or navigating through our website, you agree to allow us to collect your information on and off the Maplin website.

Cookies never store your bank details.

Don't worry cookies don't store any of your bank info and you can block all cookies in the settings of your browser. However, it's important to note that whilst you don't need to accept cookies in order to browse much of our website or to access many of our services, you must have cookies enabled if you wish to shop online 🛒

Exactly how to do it depends on your browser or phone settings. Try looking in your browser 'Help' section or searching online for 'How to block cookies'.

If you turn cookies off, you might still see ads for Maplin in other places. But they'll be general and won't be based on your specific information.